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about an hour. crews spent sunday getting everything ready for the big show. >>> and the ohs and awes were in atlanta. the skies lit for 15 minutes in more than 4,000 fireworks shells in all nearly 500,000 people attended the fun filled event featuring a fantastic light show core gaffed as always -- choreographed as always to great music. >>> the independence day celebrations in d.c. wouldn't be complete without annual concert a dress rehearsal for pbs's 2011 capital force concert was held yesterday. this year's performance jordin sparks kelo "herrara and broadway cast of million dollar quartet and national symphony orchestra. >> and in philidelphia, people took time out before the activities to visit the place where the declaration of independence was signed. now this brought the family and friends out to the independence mall and the people who came out say that the cookouts and fireworks are fun, but it's nice to take a moment to see what the 4th of july is really about to this great country. >>> new york city right now, the skies erupted filled with brilliant streaks of red, white
. they get a good soaking. >> they go for the big pool. >> that's what we all need especially on a day like today, right? >> yes. a pool in the parking lot at abc2. we will do the morning show from the pool and justin can do the weather and we will have a board up for you. >> that's a brilliant idea especially when we walk around with electronic equipment. >> it's battery controlled. >> let me sample that for you. you know what, you may not need a pool. step outside and you will feel the moisture in the air. 71 degrees. that's the dew point. that's really the true measure of moisture in the atmosphere because the relative humidity is relative. that number is what the actual temperature is. this is what would be the point we saturate the moisture in the atmosphere and produce fog. some of us are close to it withpatchy fog. 73 the temperature. recalculate with 77 pax river and they've 82 heat index. dullis at 80 and we are barely below the mark. we have got a dangerous extreme uv index today and a peek at our future radar wanted to highlight the fact there may be more thunderstorms that flare
for an agreement. the government shutdown july 1st and more than 22,000 state workers were laid off. >>> big changes to the inner harbor after 31 years in one place. phillips is on the move. steven phillip's and daven cord -- dave cordish joined together to make announce med. cordish was said to make sure whoever moves into the espn spot is perfect and he feels this is e says the william donald schaeffer would be proud. >> i met on several different occasion was bryce and mayor schaeffer and he was governor but to me he will be mayor and neither is with us but as i indicated they would be very, very happy to see the union of the phillip's family which is four generation here in baltimore with the cordish family which is also four generations here. >> phillip's restaurant, one of the first tenant in the inner harbor will move at end of september. the bubba gump shrimp company will move in. phillip's will take over the first floor and have indoor and outdoor seating and a raw bar and a deck on a barge. >>> the state wants your input about redrawing the congressional district. there will be 12
on that coming up later on abc2 news. time for a check of your weather and that's a big story today because storms last night were pretty dangerous. >> absolutely. it wassingly out there. >> it was. and you know it could be gettingly again going into the afternoon. if you have errand, do them this morning because you can see the radar is dry as of now. you have to look at things to see the one lone storm in southern maryland but that's not doing anything at this point. it's actually in the bay. so as we look at flash flood watch it's in effect through tonight and basically covering everybody. and we do have the potential for flooding as we go through the rest of today. darlington's temperature at 69. the big story once again for today is the dew points. so we are going to be feeling uncomfortable out there. temperature wise, we will be right around 8# but the big story is the -- 83 but the big story is showers and thunderstorms into the afternoon. tonya has traffic. >> reporter: good morning. it's a good morning. marc trains are on time. that's always good news. let's look outside as the su
votes to pass and it may be too big with a week left before the august 2nd deadline when the u.s. government would default on the loans.>>> a 7-year-old with epilepsy says a service dog would make his life much easier. now to pay for the dog, he is written a book and evan moss wrote a 26-page book called my seizure dog and wrote it and did the illustrations and it represents his take on what that dog would do for his life. >> the dog would eat pizza with me. if i go to outer space, the seizure dog would come, too. >> most people here have been a part of the seven years we have been dealing with this. >> a lot of people we know, but the majority of the people in the line we have never met. >> evan knows the dog will alert his family when he is having a life-threatening seizure caused by the epilepsy. they need $13,000 to get the specially trained dog and they are using proceeds from the book to try to raise the money. >>> at 5:38 we are watching the satellite radar composit and we have been tracking storms through southern maryland and they are fading away and regenerating south
in annapolis while a big storm complex was diving out of the city and howard county and around annapolis. they got a light rain by the naval academy, but heavy stuff just by cape st. clair and edgewood and beyond. this clearing sky was before the full moon which officially occurs tonight. annapolis and edgewater down to 68 this morning. same glen burnie. 65 towson a boomer came through here as well and looking at 64 with dry air. and light wind in westminster. overall looking at really nice weather for today. sunshine will take us all the way through. we will get back close to 70. by 8, we will push 85 as the two degree guaranteed high. let's talk about the traffic with tonya. >> reporter: we are doing okay 97 northbound harrisburg expressway no problems to report there either. let's look at jones fall expressway at northern parkway. no incidents to report. a lot more people heading southbound to the right of the screen. but just a little bit of volume as we speak right now. on east monument at bradford, we have fire activity. so look out for emergency vehicles there. also reisterstown r
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, florida is the least walkable city especially in july. >>> coming, the big day for opponents of the don't ask, don't tell policy. what's happening on capitol hill that has many of them cheering. >> reporter: when police are in the building being you expect them to do their job. i am linda so. why one baltimore city cop is accused of abusing his power. [ dog barking ] mom! breakfast? in this house? in the morning i can use all the help i can get. that's why i love nutella, a delicious hazelnut spread that's perfect on multigrain toast and even whole-wheat waffles. it's a quick and easy way to give my family a breakfast they'll want to eat. and nutella is made with simple, quality ingredients, like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. they love the taste and i feel good that they're ready to tackle the day. ♪ nutella. breakfast never tasted this good. >>> welcome back on this friday morning. we expect our police officers to protect us and trust us and we trust them to do the right thing. today inia baltimore city cop will be in court on the wrong side of the law. linda so is live a
all-beef hot dog. every bite goes above and beyond the call of deliciousness. that's a big 10-4, kosher. no fillers, by-products, artificial flavors or colors. hebrew national. the better than a hotdog, hotdog. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> two months after a tornado flattened parts of the joplin missouri displacing residents, they are now getting new homes. the first fema trailers arrived during weekend and crews are setting up the wide trailers. crews hoped to have about 70 homes ready by sometime next week eventually fema expects to house 350 families at 2 mobile home parks near joplin regional airport. >>> now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> at 5:38. this is the beginning of the end of the 5:00 sunlight. we got predawn light but sunlight after 6 a.m. in the state of maryland this morning. we are looking at 70 right now a little hint of fog in manchester valley where they had storms. 70 westminster 72 owings mills where you had a pretty good downpour during thea noon extending towards glen burnie and a
worked together and the findings will help them learn more. >>> a big step towards renewable energy in our state. 250 acres of state prison land in western maryland will be used with the state's biggest solar energy farm. the 20 mega watt solar farm will be used to create 125 jobs and double the amount of solar energy in the state of maryland. >>> news time 5:46. ready for football? hopefully our baltimore ravens are. training camp starts this afternoon at one. now if you want to check out the team, you have to get your chance next month. you can do it at m and t bank stadium on saturday august #th. ravens will let -- 6th. the the ravens will let you get a close look in practice. gates open at 9 a.m. with practice starting around 10. now the best part is it's free. this year's training camp in westminster was canceled due to the lockout. practices are held in owings mills and those are closed to the public. >>> now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherra -- by weatherate. >> not record territory yet. on this 28th of july, typicall
. ijamsville around 69. but the big story is it's soupy outside. it's thick out there. you can see patchy fog as you step out and that will burn more off into the afternoon. high temperatures around 91 degrees. let's go over to tonya with traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are doing well, 70 eastbound to the beltway. no incidents to report in your way. the beltway is doing fine as well. let's look on the southwest side. 695 at wilkins. outer loop is heavier to the left of the screen. no incidents to report on the inner loop. the problem is 95 southbound at the fort mchenry tunnel. an overturned vehicle in the right tube. so everybody is diverted into the left tube which does get by just more people useing that one tube 95 southbound. back to you. >> all right. thanks. >>> 5:41. you note feeling driving around bolt -- you know the feeling driving around baltimore street can feel like a constacket sport with the potholes. >> now con-- contact sport with the potholes. >>> and slower traffic is were the speed cameras were put into neighborhoods. why some want them out and what t
about last week and that was a big surprise for a lot of people because they couldn't get the liquor licenses renewed. >>> stay with us. battling post-traumatic stress disorder. >> that's what veterans face when returning home from the wars. >> stay with us this morning. >> every day is a challenge and every day i strive to find ways to better myself. >> there's an app helping veterans cope. >>> the international custody battle, how jurisdictions is making the difference in the case. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30 in the morning. [ cherie ] i always had a job, ever since i was fourteen. i could not make working and going to school work. it was not until the university of phoenix that i was able to work full-time, be a mom, and go to school. the opportunities that i had at the university of phoenix, dealing with professionals teaching things that they were doing every day, got me to where i am today. i'm mayor cherie wood, i'm responsible for the largest urban renewal project in utah, and i am a phoenix. [ male announcer ] find your program at phoenix.
to make a big announcement today. we will tell you what's leading to this coming up. >>> how you can support caylee anthony by flipping a switch. all you need to do coming up. >> reporter: the trial that caught all of our attention, the verdict is in for the case anthony case. but why public debate rages on. >>> it's going to be another day of the heat and humidity out there. right now, maryland's most powerful radar is picking up on showers and thunderstorms into virginia. i will tell you whether we will get in on that activity. all that is coming up after the break. >>> major delays 95 northbound. you will run into it when you hit 175. i will have more details when "good morning maryland" continues. [ thinking ] i know -- i'm going to invent a tool where people can enter the terms of the refinance offer they got from their mortgage guy, and know instantly if they're getting bamboozled. and i will start after lunch...tomorrow. don't just think about it. introducing lendingtree's free "look before you lock" tool. enter the terms of your existing loan offer to instantly find out how i
her sweater. she is now being treated for burns on her arms. >>> a huge cleanup in big sky country after an oil spill in the yellowstone river. exxon-mobile is take responsibility for the accident. tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil leaked through the river late friday. the environmental protection agency or epa, says it is taking air and water samples to determine the impact. it comes after exxon-mobile was order aed to pay 1.5 billion dollars in damages to 106 families and businesses affected by a 2006 gas leak in baltimore county. >>> have you reeled in a fish this big? look at this shark from texasfish hemen pulled n they caught it -- fishermen pulled n they caught it an hour away from houston. three friends caught the bull shark and it's one of at least two sharks caught recently along the texas coast. a female angular caught a 4- foot bull shark saturday. both were released after they were caught and a couple photos were snapped for proof. >> you get a lot of shark stories. >> i do. i think our producer likes them. >> i think you like them. >> i do like the shark stori
crowson. weather is the big story of the day. let's get to lynette charles with a look at what to expect as we get better for what better --we get ready for what better be a great weekend. >> you just called me stupid. >> that moons i love you. i can't believe you -- means i love you. i can't believe you said that. >>> it's a watch that we do have the potential for flooding andkeep your eyes open if you see ponding on the roadways, you don't want to drive through that. we are looking at your maryland's most powerful radar as of now and we are dry. if you have errand to run, -- errands to run do it this morning. >> reporter: good morning. and good advice. we have trees down and flooding in certain areas. so definitely don't drive through if you see standing water. let's see how the beltway is moving. 695 at liberty road. we have the usual volume and it's congested from liberty road all the way around to 270. be aware of that. ever green road at holly avenue in severna park an accident there. york road at beaver run lane and ashland are closed due to flooding and argone we have and acciden
. >> absolutely. >> i've got more july sun fun facts. this is big hits. pay attention. this is how you will impress the kids or people at work. the days are getting shorter. they have been getting shorter since our summer solstice back on june 21st. but the sunset remain at 8:37. and it will stay that way until the 4th of july. then you will start to notice the days getting shorter. by the way, today's daylight, 31 seconds shorter than yesterday. but by the end of the month, all that excel rates july 31st. it will be one minute 52 second shorter than the day before which means you start getting two minutes shorter and shrink a minute onrise andset time by the end of the month. enjoy what we have. the thick of summer here. we don't have thickness in the air. it's cool and crisp and calm. five sweeps across the chesapeake showing nothing. good stuff this morning. # 0 in baltimore. 50 -- 60 in baltimore. and we have 50s in baltimore, howard and section of carroll county. by the bay, it's mid-60s but it's a good looking morning. we will roll through the 60s a nice day with mostly sunny ski
-old son. knees very much knew daddy was on a big ship and we had a calendar set up and every morning he would put a sticker up because he didn't have a concept of what a day or a month is. so he put a sticker up and it was circled when he left and when he was coming home. >> he will be home for nine months before leaving for another deployment. >>> all right. don't you hate it when you get a call on the cell phone and don't recognize the number. >> do you answer? >> no. >> take one cell phone provide here wants to take away the guessing game a new feature for your phone but one we used to use all the time. >>> potter fans rejoice. the muggles get ready. midnight shows across the country, the final chapter in the harry potter saga and it's not released every where yesterday, this movie is already setting records. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> welcome back. a new study is shedding light on the people out there using their ipads. the university of missouri surveyed more than 500 ipad users couches and easy chairs and those areas appear to be the most commonplaces that respondent use
. the apple store that could become the largest in the world. how big it will be. >>> as we go to break a. live picture from new york city. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30 in the morning. ah, progress. what once took huge computers can now be stored on a single flash drive. yep, 4 gigs, just $5.99. will wonders never cease? [ male announcer ] staples has amazing back to school deals, like flash drives for $5.99. that was easy. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> news time #:39. the -- 6:39. big apple could be home to the biggest apple of it all. officials in new york will vote on whether forp -- for apple to build a 23,000 square foot store. it could be authorized come wednesday. >>> important news if you are booking a flight. you may be paying a little more for your ticket. so federal tax on airline tickets expired over the weekend and most of the major u.s. airlines raised fares to offset expired taxes. the airlines could have passed the savings to consumers but only a few on thed to do so. expiring tax total $25 or more on a typical $300 round trip tick
outside springfield, oh, you remember them? they had the big tornado that rolled through downtown caught on numerous video cameras with rain and wind brought down small branches and leaves and clogged gutters and flooded roads and caused lots of damage to homes and scared people who thought they had their fix earlier in the summer. but, obviously they have to fix a lot more stuff right now. let's bring it back home. we have had storm free conditions around here. that's good. but in towson, the big news here is the lack of weather. okay. the sun is coming up over the eastern sky a deep blue sky. the wind is out of the west northwest and dropped the humidity and dropping our temperatures. we slipped into the 60s in baltimore county. that's a beautiful thing. but now starting to ramp back upbecause the sun is coming up. officially 74 in baltimore at bwi marshal. 58 in erie, p.a. the cluster of cool weather that takes us to a gorgeous day today. doubt down south 70 -- down south, 70s. there's more of the heat and humidity. so enjoy what we have right now. the storm complex that blue through
the lockout could be coming to a close. i feel like we say that a lot. >> we say it every day. >> a big vote expected today in atlanta. >> reporter: they do so much when things get out of hand. i am linda so. firefighters from around the country will be coming to baltimore. why this year's firehouse expo convention will be especially emotional. >>> hi. we all know where we were, what we were doing. it's hard to forget. we are talking about september lent 11th. that's especially true for fire fighters who put their lives on the line to save others. linda so is live at the baltimore convention center to see how thousands of fire fighters will pay tribute today. >> reporter: a lot is planned for this annual fire convention. the firehouse expo happens every year here. what makes this special is the we are coming up on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. a lot of moving tributes involved here and one involves this book written by harvey eisner. tell us about this. this is really detailed look at what happened that day. >>i was able to interview 95 firefighters on the scene before, during and after the
is as it tops out today, it should start to improve tomorrow. and a big dramatic improvement for the rest of the week. we have a head advisory. code orange air quality. heat advisory with the values up to 105. we will go for temperatures today that may tie a record high that may get lost in the mix. but we are looking at an isolated chance of thunderstorms disspied the wide spret outbreak and yesterday into the week -- widespread outbreak and yesterday into the week. a time-lapse i got from the naval academy. look at the clouds racing across the sky. partly to mostly cloudy skies. not much in the way of moisture around the region a little ground clutter. but there could be a burst of a surge around the chesapeake in the next hour or two. an isolated shower and temperatures near 80 and we are going for 97 tying a record high feeling like 105. it will get better and we will talk about that next. let's do traffic with tonya. >> reporter: good morning. 95 south of the city between the beltways we have some volume but no major delays. that's always good news. looking at the jfx at northern par
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default. it could mean big trouble for anyone who needs a car, needs a home or student loan uses a credit card and has a retirement savings account or wants to go overseas. some homeowners could expect an increase in mortgage rates and this is a big concern that lawmakers have including president obama. >> interest rates would sky rocket on credit cards on mortgages, and on car loans. which amounts to a huge tax hike on the american people. >> the sad truth is the president wanted a blank check six months ago and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> economists say banks could stop lending to each other and to you. they want to keep the assets rather than risk it by lending. congress has one week to get things done. sherrie johnson abc2 news. >> thanks. >>> changes may be coming to the post office. a news conference this morning that may leave you driving further to get your mail. >> some office are on the chopping block. we will tell you what you need to know. >>> some electric cars are getting two thumbs up. what models are hairchgd the highest coming -- ran
's an example of big brother getting bigger. but police were not able to find the suspect involved in yesterday's attack. they described him as an older man, in his 60s or 65 with gray hair. but, again you know, the taxes are coming more frequent. there -- the attacks are coming more frequent. there was an attack right here with a camera being smashed. live in baltimore county, linda so. >>> we are standing by to hear if casey anthony will be set free for time served in jail or if a judge will sentence her for more time for lying to authorities. a jury found her not guilty of the most serious charge of murder. prosecutors claim she killed her daughter caylee back in 2008. the trial motivated an oklahoma woman to create a facebook moment called case lo's -- movement calling for caylee's law that makes it a felony not to notify authorities of a death of a child within one hour of being discovered. >> and after half an hour people were agreeing and not doing anything and i figured something had to be done. absolutely proud to know there are that many people that care about children. >> it would ma
on debt and because we have no choice. and few we heard from today felt it's a problem too big to fix. >> iron it out and make it happen because you will affect americans bread and butter americans. >> jim avila reporting and here are five facts from reason magazine about the debt showdown. congress raid the ceiling 102 times and it was first instituted in 1917 and august 2nd is an arbitrary date both sides are use the august 2nd deadline to negotiate terms. reaching the debt limit is not the same as defaulting on the federal debt. >>> and head to abc2news.com and look at the slide show for continuing coverage on the debt showdown. find out what it means to you and your family. >>> federal prosecutors in philidelphia say a tug pilot who steered a barge into a small duck boat agreed to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter. two hungarian tour wrists killed in last year's collision on the delaware river. according to court documents, tug pilot was consumed by a family emergency and moved to a lower wheel house where his view of the river was obscured. >>> minnesota's government shut
. >> reporter: and i understand you have this a couple times a year it's big fund-raiser. >> it's a fund-raiser he and it really helps. we adopt out over 3,000 animals a year and spay and neuter over 8,000 so we have to raise money to do that. the tickets for the event are $10 in advance from the website. you can do that. or $15 at the door. >> reporter: and what can people expect there? you bring your pooch out and it's one dog per person. need to be on a leash. what kind of activities? >> there's lots of activities for people and the pets. so, drinks for people and treats for the pets also. they can have fun. and then activities like canine pool party. they have a nice pool at downtown dogs so they can jump in and swim. there's play areas set aside. so we will have lots of activities for the dogs. >> reporter: wonderful. and we have raven here. we have to get rave ann home. >> raven is -- raven a home. >> raven is up for adoption. 6 years old, he is look for a home today. >> reporter: let's get raven adopted here. what a fun event tonight. we will have to a come and see what's going on
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back on the 30- year history of the program in nasa. >>> 6:45. another big story this morning, scorching temperatures today. and we are going to be pushing 100 degrees. >> a live look downtown in baltimore. but it's the humidity that is giving the problems this morning. we didn't get to 95. >> i know. it's hard to believe the plants we were seeing weren't wilting because i think that's how you feel when you step outside. >> give me some water. >> so the high temperatures forcing city schools code red summer programs to be closed today and tomorrow. >> affecting schools without air conditioning only. lynette charles when can we spec a break? >> -- expect a break. >> i am thinking tuesday. around 95 on sunday and the forecast goes 92 into the 90s upper 80s. so, that's what i am thinking. right now, though, the moisture levels they are up there. it's so moi's moist outside and sultry. we can see the 70s o-- it's so moist outside and sultry. we can see the 70s. the dome of high pressure is a heat dome and that's what's moving into our area for today and as we go throughout the beg
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time this get something big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> the plan known as cut, cap and balance, is set to go to a house vote on tuesday. >>> economists say growth will be slower but hiring is likely to pick back up. it says 43% of respond didn'ts said their firms will increase employment. the manufacturing section has the strongest outlook. >>> today governor martin o'malley will host a sister state ceremony at 11:00 in annapolis. last jeer only home traveled to china and met with officials to shore up more jobs in the state and build a stronger relationship between the two countries. >>> new for you this morning, a just released studies a researchers scratching their head. the study found that id cans may be safer in cars, not with mom and dad, but, instowed, with grandma and grandamount of the previous evidence shows scrashes are common among older drivers. this study looked at injuries, not who's having more crashes. >>> it's happening now. israeli firefighters appear to be waging a fire. it forced the museum to be evacuated yesterd
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will be sentenced tomorrow. you can expect another big crowd to gather outside the courtroom for that. many legal experts believe that she could walk free, but she does face up to a year in prisonon each of the four counts of lying to police. live in towson, linda so, abc2 news. >> people started to turn on their porch lights. >> yes. this is a call across the country for the memory of caylee act any. this is a picture from windsor mill. many many of you on facebook have been letting us know on the facebook page the effort to leave the porch light on honor the life of the young girl. >> if you about to gsh -- if you go to the facebook page on wm-ar you can see pictures and reading comments. but people are leaving the porch light on for caylee anthony. so check it out. we have a programming note. tonight, abc will air a one- hour special the case anthony saga beginning at 10:00. that special will replace the regular scheduled nighttime prime time beyond belief. so as always, stay with abc2 news because the 11:00 news continues after that special. >> on facebook we are asking you you've had a night
in hagerstown. the moisture is going to be a big story. you can see over the 65 degree mark into baltimore right now. you know we are feeling very soupy out there. but hopfully going throughout the day, they will go down a little bit. but still going to be a little on the muggy side. right now culpepper is at 72 for a dew point. so as we look at the air quality alert, we do have this in effect for today. but everybody is not so great especially as we head into most parts of maryland. but as we head over to the eastern shore, that's where you are out of the air quality alert. if you have lung disease, limit your exposure to outdoors for today. especially the outdoor activities. satellite and radar not picking up on a lot. a few showers and storms, but mainly to the south of baltimore around the dc area. that's basically out of here. as we go through time, there's a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm to pop in the forecast. isolated in nature and it -- pop up in the forecast. isolated in nature. hopefully that will start to build in going throughout the day. going into wednesday, we will h
has been a big problem. and some of the folks that i talked to this morning, they said they are excited about it. >> it's a great addition to the neighborhood. you know, i really appreciate it because what it does is alive it's traffic going through the neighborhood to get to owings mills boulevard or coming from over on owings mills on the other side of owings mills boulevard, now you have a direct shot to come straight down cherry hill road to take you to 795. >> reporter: so just to put it in perspective, we are not far from franklin high school here on cherry hill road. so you go over the bridge and i am told by some of the transportation officials that it will put you out on the other side about a mile north of maryland public television over there some of the strip mall and famous dave's and chick-fil-a and the volunteer fire department. but, again, a lot of folks this morning are very excited. reporting live in reisterstown, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> thank you. 6:33. a couple daredevils in dallas found themselves in a pretty tight pickle with the bungee cabl
this video. parts of new orleans is drying out this morning. severe weather caused flooding in the big easy. up to 7 inches of rain fell in a matter of a few hours swamping the drainage system there and cutting power to thousands of people. you can see how communities there and commuters had to navigate the streets. some homes suffered damage. i know we need rain there but you see that and not that much. >> 7 inches in a couple hours justin? that's got to be close to a record. that's huge. >> that's too much. that's too much for something we can handle here with our drainage system. new orleans drainage system can handle 1 to 2 inches per hour. and overtaking their capacity. and as far as capacity for rain, we have been watching this tropical system form over the bahamas yesterday. at least the night before and work its way into the open atlantic. 200 miles north of the island we are looking at this roll up into the atlantic. it is going to work towards bermuda. wind down to 50 miles per hour to the north, northeast it moves at 6 miles per hour. and you can see it parallelling the coastline
pulled pork sub. brace yourself for the big, bold taste tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> today a government study about distracted driving is expected to be released and it shows that the crackdown and the public education about the dangers have proven highly effective. the study says hand-held cell phone use and texting while driving dropped sharply in syracuse new york and harford connecticut during four periods of stepped up enforcement coupled with media campaigns as well. so the transportation secretary says that the study shows the strong laws combined with the highly visible police enforcement can reduce dangerous cell phone habits when you are behind the wheel. >>> and don't expect to see gas prices go down anymore at least for now. this is all coming from the lundberg survey and it's not great news. it found the two month drop off in gasoline crisis across the country is stopped due to steady and crude oil prices. the average price of a gallon of regula
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